We're very near Montour Junction, which was a busy place on the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie some 30 years ago. Today, Q640 heads towards Buffalo as it passes Lang Machinery. No relation to me but it'... (more)
A classic P&LE shot replicated today with a former Conrail C40-8W.
Loaded coke passes a signal maintainer returning from an inspection of the Sewickley high car detector at Milepost 12 (visible in the background).
The Allegheny Valley's Glenwood-to-Island Ave job has the DuPont training consist in tow as it passes I-279 in the north side of Pittsburgh.
Amazing to find an unpatched Santa Fe warbonnet in Pennsylvania at this late date.
In a sea of position light signals, NS 10A departs Conway Yard bound for Lancaster, PA via Enola.
CSXT Q641 glides across the Ohio River on the giant bridge constructed by the Pittsburgh & Lake Erie RR.
We didn't expect to see this as we were driving around looking for the CSX D703.
The Rockwood Switcher passes by an unusual pond on its way to Rockwood from Johnstown, PA.
The Rockwood Switcher heads south from Johnstown back to Rockwood.
Making the best of the clouds, we see an alternate schedule of Q138 running downgrade east towards Cumberland, MD and it's ultimate destination of Baltimore, MD.
A former Conrail C40-8W leads NS 10N on track 1 in and out of the autumn shadows at Cassandra's railfan bridge.
Flashbulbs illuminate the NS 562 as it hustles through the interlocking at CP-Etna on the NS Conemaugh Line during a minor snow squall. The train, one of several ECP test trains (electrically con... (more)
On Halloween, a westbound Metra clatters the diamonds at Franklin Park while the setting sun causes a neat glint off of the Sears Tower.
CSXT 5458 peeks around the curve coming into the tunnel at Harpers Ferry as the track 2 signal awaits the eastward Capitol Limited.